Russia Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Russia rural population for 2020 was 36,380,516, a 0.87% decline from 2019.
  • Russia rural population for 2019 was 36,697,963, a 0.65% decline from 2018.
  • Russia rural population for 2018 was 36,938,654, a 0.56% decline from 2017.
  • Russia rural population for 2017 was 37,147,222, a 0.39% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
Brazil 27,477,555
Mexico 24,844,052
Iran 20,264,140
Turkey 20,152,820
South Africa 19,361,915
Iraq 11,707,564
Algeria 11,518,353
Colombia 9,451,496
Romania 8,834,202
Guatemala 8,119,648
Kazakhstan 7,938,567
Malaysia 7,392,394
Peru 7,155,880
Ecuador 6,322,214
Azerbaijan 4,408,314
Venezuela 3,332,977
Serbia 3,008,808
Turkmenistan 2,863,849
Paraguay 2,697,309
Cuba 2,583,148
Belarus 1,928,364
Dominican Republic 1,894,044
Bulgaria 1,684,301
Bosnia 1,672,559
Libya 1,326,777
Jamaica 1,293,702
Namibia 1,218,801
Armenia 1,087,122
Albania 1,075,164
Costa Rica 979,547
Jordan 875,633
North Macedonia 864,978
Lebanon 755,918
Mauritius 749,824
Botswana 684,864
Guyana 575,871
Fiji 383,257
Equatorial Guinea 377,403
Maldives 320,709
Gabon 220,525
Belize 214,616
Montenegro 202,133
Suriname 198,581
Samoa 162,916
St. Lucia 149,031
Tonga 81,282
Grenada 71,408
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,110
Dominica 20,813
Marshall Islands 13,145
American Samoa 7,091
Tuvalu 4,243
Nauru 0
Russia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 36,380,516 25.25 -0.87%
2019 36,697,963 25.41 -0.65%
2018 36,938,654 25.57 -0.56%
2017 37,147,222 25.71 -0.39%
2016 37,292,302 25.84 -0.27%
2015 37,393,138 25.95 -0.19%
2014 37,465,023 26.05 -0.12%
2013 37,508,423 26.14 -0.06%
2012 37,531,739 26.21 -0.06%
2011 37,552,971 26.27 -0.09%
2010 37,587,981 26.31 -0.13%
2009 37,635,362 26.36 -0.14%
2008 37,686,839 26.40 -0.21%
2007 37,767,668 26.45 -0.34%
2006 37,896,710 26.49 -0.50%
2005 38,085,588 26.54 -0.55%
2004 38,295,974 26.58 -0.57%
2003 38,515,588 26.63 -0.57%
2002 38,737,259 26.66 -0.44%
2001 38,908,572 26.65 -0.41%
2000 39,068,066 26.65 -0.41%
1999 39,226,849 26.65 -0.29%
1998 39,340,974 26.64 -0.15%
1997 39,400,215 26.64 -0.15%
1996 39,459,487 26.63 -0.13%
1995 39,509,505 26.63 -0.01%
1994 39,512,122 26.62 -0.02%
1993 39,518,242 26.62 -0.04%
1992 39,533,441 26.62 0.11%
1991 39,489,185 26.61 0.31%
1990 39,368,740 26.61 0.18%
1989 39,296,740 26.60 -0.23%
1988 39,385,579 26.82 -0.89%
1987 39,738,044 27.24 -0.83%
1986 40,068,987 27.65 -0.80%
1985 40,391,011 28.08 -0.73%
1984 40,686,607 28.50 -0.74%
1983 40,990,219 28.93 -0.89%
1982 41,358,307 29.37 -0.85%
1981 41,712,214 29.81 -0.80%
1980 42,049,135 30.25 -0.75%
1979 42,367,388 30.70 -1.26%
1978 42,902,521 31.30 -1.66%
1977 43,620,050 32.05 -1.63%
1976 44,336,325 32.81 -1.61%
1975 45,054,966 33.57 -1.71%
1974 45,831,223 34.35 -1.68%
1973 46,607,946 35.13 -1.65%
1972 47,384,351 35.92 -1.63%
1971 48,162,739 36.72 -1.60%
1970 48,939,317 37.53 -1.63%
1969 49,741,704 38.36 -1.64%
1968 50,561,694 39.22 -1.61%
1967 51,383,521 40.08 -1.58%
1966 52,200,695 40.95 -1.55%
1965 53,013,631 41.83 -0.97%
1964 53,529,836 42.71 -0.94%
1963 54,036,643 43.59 -0.91%
1962 54,530,929 44.48 -0.87%
1961 55,009,623 45.37 -0.84%
1960 55,475,143 46.27 %